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Groucho's Original Deli

611 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-2214
+1 803-799-5708
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Delicatessen
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LOCATION
611 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-2214
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was greeted when arriving which is always a plus for me. The service wasn't bad and this older establishment even had a bar type seating area. There were also tables outside for people who prefer the outdoor type atmosphere. A good change from eating...More

Thank larryacred
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for joining us, larryacred! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us! Please come back and see us soon so we can work on exceeding your expectations, and earn that last star from you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came with a native-Columbia who said this was his favorite deli. I can see why! The food was delicious. I had the Apollo Dip, which had a generous serving of turkey, ham, and Swiss cheese. The Formula 45 sauce was fantastic. My husband had...More

Thank TravelinMomma77
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

TravelinMomma77, we love reading your rave review and seeing that each of you were so happy with you sandwiches! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review and making our great day even better! We hope you will come see us...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

always great friendly, fast service. The food is without fail always delicious! Have never had a bad experience in my life with any of the Groucho's locations. They all have excellent food and customer service. This place is truly a staple, MUST HAVE when in...More

Thank Krysten S
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

We think you are crazy good too, Krysten! Being consistently delicious and treating our customers right are our top priorities, and we love hearing that it shows! Thank you for sharing your 5 stars with us! We hope to see you again soon for more...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stopped here for lunch during a college visit to USC. We sat at the counter and ordered some sandwiches. I had the Reuben Variation with pastrami, my daughter had the Junior Dipper and my son had the STP Dipper. We got the Brown Moose to...More

Thank Ken J
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thank you for bringing the family in to give us a try, Ken! We are so thrilled that you were able to try a good variety of our menu options, and that all of them were a hit! We look forward to seeing you all...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

The most popular sandwich shop in Five Points. I love the STP sandwich and chips. Haven't had a bad sandwich. Don't miss Groucho's!

Thank drpoirier
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

drpoirier you are so awesome! Thanks so much for your wonderful review and the shout out for our sandwiches! We look forward to serving you again in the future and appreciate your patronage!

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great sandwiches and I heard the salads are good too! Stp dipper is my favorite and a local favorite! Just don't forget the sauce!

Thank Faith F
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Thanks so much Faith F! And you are right, our signature sauces are like the icing on the cake! We appreciate you taking the time to review us and give us your 5 stars! We look forward to you joining us again in the future!

Reviewed 12 August 2016

I've been a customer of this restaurant for years, ever since moving to Columbia in 1983. My kids have been raised at this establishment. First, it was difficult to get someone's attention for service outdoors. All the tables were filthy, even after being wiped off,...More

Thank Ringabellhomes
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

We saw from your post that it has been a while since you shared your review. Customer service and quality are our top priorities, and we are so very sorry that we let you down during your visit with us. We want to preserve your...More

Reviewed 24 July 2016

The service was great, but the sandwich wasn't built as high as the price. The sandwiches are great but you are still hungry when your done. The prices are very high for what your getting.More

Thank Suzie Q C
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review us, Suzie Q C. Customer satisfaction is of top priority to us and we are disheartened to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit! We would love the opportunity to make it right! Please contact...More

Reviewed 22 July 2016

Went their for lunch with my family on Friday July 15, 2016. Service was fast and the waitress was extremely friendly. We all had Junior STP's and they were right on point! And the free cookies at the end was was a great bonus! The...More

Thank JChris1813
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

That is what we like to hear JChris1813! We are so glad you enjoyed your STP's and cookies! Our wonderful staff works hard to make sure our customers enjoy their time with us and love hearing that it makes a difference! Thanks so much for...More

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Pretty good deli style food, definitely a good spot to eat if you want it fast. My daughter had the STP sandwich, he exact words were "you can't go wrong with the STP." Needless to say she liked it. I had the My Wife's Salad...More

Thank John I
Groucho M, Owner at Groucho's Original Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Wow John I! Thank you so much for your awesome review! Our STP Dipper and My Wife's Salad Bowl are a couple of our customer's favorites and we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed them! We look forward to seeing you again soon...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205-2214
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-799-5708
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